Project news

June 10, 2019
External: New day, new open source investigations to share

If you’re looking for further inspiration on fascinating open source investigations, Bellingcat has just published a new one that looks at agricultural fires in northern Iraq. In addition to good […]

June 5, 2019
The monetisation and sustainability of news in the digital age

We understand that, in the digital era, it can often feel as if it is difficult to make money in the news business. For this reason, we are proud to […]

June 3, 2019
Our e-learning classes are officially up and online!

Fantastic news – our first e-learning courses are officially up, with more due to appear in the coming weeks. If you haven’t registered yet, please do so on https://eplatform.e-jcn.eu/login/index.php in […]

Stock image of a lock May 27, 2019
External: digital security guide for journalists and others

Would you like to learn a little more about digital security, protecting your assets and sources, encrypting your communication, and more? This guide is a great place to start: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/d3devm/motherboard-guide-to-not-getting-hacked-online-safety-guide

Stock photo of newspapers April 23, 2019
External: How The Guardian went digital

As part of our JCN classes, we will also look into multimedia journalism – how to remake the news in a digital era, ripe with data, infographics, and much more. […]

Stock image of a printing press April 18, 2019
External: Nieman Lab on the importance of local newspapers

Nieman Lab wrote a fascinating study on how important local newspapers are to democracy and citizen engagement. The study might be US-based, but many of its conclusions also apply elsewhere. […]

February 19, 2019
External: Wiki4Women – a chance to help write the stories of overlooked women

On March 8th this year, the WikiWomen movement is encouraging people from around the world to help write, edit, and translate the stories of overlooked women on Wikipedia. It’s a […]

February 6, 2019
External: Scholarships for journalists in digital security

Reporter Ohne Grenzer, the German division of Reporters Without Borders, is launching a scholarship programme for journalists from war zones and conflict areas. The scholarship would allow select participants to […]

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